Indian Gaming; Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact Taking Effect in the State of California, 75426 [2016-26255]

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BILLING CODE 4310–55–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs [178A2100DD/AAKC001030/ A0A501010.999900 253G] Indian Gaming; Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact Taking Effect in the State of California AGENCY: ACTION: Request for New Information To do any of the following, contact Aaron Valenta at the Service’s Southeast Regional Office, 1875 Century Boulevard, Atlanta, GA 30345; fax 404– 679–7081; email at aaron_valenta@ fws.gov: A. To get more information on the red wolf; B. To submit information on the red wolf; or C. To review information we receive, which will be available for public inspection by appointment, during normal business hours at the Southeast Regional Office, Ecological Services Division, at the address above. We request any new information concerning the status of the red wolf. See ‘‘What information do we consider in our review?’’ above for specific criteria. Information submitted should be supported by documentation such as maps, bibliographic references, methods used to gather and analyze the data, and/or copies of any pertinent publications, reports, or letters by knowledgeable sources. Public Availability of Comments Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. Notice. The State of California and the Viejas (Baron Long) Group of Capitan Grande Band of Mission Indians of the Viejas Reservation entered into a Tribal-State compact governing Class III gaming. This notice announces that the compact is taking effect. SUMMARY: The effective date of the compact is October 31, 2016. DATES: Ms. Paula L. Hart, Director, Office of Indian Gaming, Office of the Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs, Washington, DC 20240, (202) 219–4066. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Section 11 of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (IGRA) requires the Secretary of the Interior to publish in the Federal Register notice of approved Tribal-State compacts that are for the purpose of engaging in Class III gaming activities on Indian lands. See Public Law 100– 497, 25 U.S.C. 2701 et seq. All TribalState Class III compacts, including amendments, are subject to review and approval by the Secretary under 25 CFR 293.4. The Secretary took no action on the compact within 45 days of its submission. Therefore, the compact is considered to have been approved, but only to the extent the compact is consistent with IGRA. See 25 U.S.C. 2710(d)(8)(C). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that the entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Dated: October 21, 2016. Lawrence S. Roberts, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs. Authority [FR Doc. 2016–26255 Filed 10–28–16; 8:45 am] We publish this document under the authority of the Endangered Species Act (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.). BILLING CODE 4337–15–P PO 00000 Frm 00057 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 E:\FR\FM\31OCN1.SGM 31OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Indian Affairs

[178A2100DD/AAKC001030/A0A501010.999900 253G]


Indian Gaming; Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact Taking 
Effect in the State of California

AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The State of California and the Viejas (Baron Long) Group of 
Capitan Grande Band of Mission Indians of the Viejas Reservation 
entered into a Tribal-State compact governing Class III gaming. This 
notice announces that the compact is taking effect.

DATES: The effective date of the compact is October 31, 2016.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Paula L. Hart, Director, Office of 
Indian Gaming, Office of the Assistant Secretary--Indian Affairs, 
Washington, DC 20240, (202) 219-4066.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 11 of the Indian Gaming Regulatory 
Act (IGRA) requires the Secretary of the Interior to publish in the 
Federal Register notice of approved Tribal-State compacts that are for 
the purpose of engaging in Class III gaming activities on Indian lands. 
See Public Law 100-497, 25 U.S.C. 2701 et seq. All Tribal-State Class 
III compacts, including amendments, are subject to review and approval 
by the Secretary under 25 CFR 293.4. The Secretary took no action on 
the compact within 45 days of its submission. Therefore, the compact is 
considered to have been approved, but only to the extent the compact is 
consistent with IGRA. See 25 U.S.C. 2710(d)(8)(C).

    Dated: October 21, 2016.
Lawrence S. Roberts,
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary--Indian Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2016-26255 Filed 10-28-16; 8:45 am]
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